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Vestas Factory

Senior Project Manager, Industrialisation 
DK, Aarhus N | Senior Management | Full-Time | ID: 3245
 

Are you motivated by managing strategic projects with high business impact in a global matrix organisation? Can you organise and overview large projects engaging the full value chain? And are you able to manage a broad variety of technically insightful stakeholders at all levels across the organisation? Then you might be our new Senior Project Manager!
 

Industrialisation > Project Excellence > Project Execution
In the Vestas Power Solutions business unit, you will be part of the Project Excellence organisation in the Industrialisation area. Your projects will primarily be business improvement projects, e.g. digital transformation or lifecycle management projects where development of software solutions is a dominant part. You will be responsible for leading project teams across Vestas and with sites in multiple countries. 

 

In this role, you will both have direct project reports and also lead through sub-project managers and team leads from the organisation. The projects have a significant business impact and you must be proficient in risk management to ensure that business-critical decisions are fact-based.

 

Your base will be in Aarhus, Denmark, and you will have limited travel to Vestas sites internationally when needed. As Senior Project Manager, you will be a role model and have a direct impact on the output from Vestas Power Solutions. 
 

Responsibilities
Your key responsibilities include:

  • Organise, budget, plan and execute large projects, end-to-end 
  • Set up an effective organisation of your projects including a strong governance 
  • Interface and communicate with a large range of stakeholders in the entire value chain
  • Supervise other project managers and leads/coordinators in your projects
  • Ensure delivery within time, quality and cost targets
  • Contribute to the development of project maturity and play an active role in implementing new processes and portfolio overview

Qualifications
You aspire to become a successful project manager of complex cross-functional innovation or development projects, and you possess the following qualifications:

  • A degree within engineering, IT, Technology Management or similar relevant educational background
  • Experience with software development and change management, possibly SAP development and roll-out
  • Experience with integrated projects in a matrix organisation with multi-disciplinary teams 
  • Experience as a project manager leading through sub-projects or sub-teams
  • At least 5 years of documented project management experience including all phases of a project
  • Stakeholder management and risk management at a high professional level
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of how critical project decisions impact Vestas’ business goals

Competencies

  • Be a strong communicator with the ability to target the relevant audience in the organisation
  • Have excellent leadership skills and be organised and disciplined in executing projects
  • Be a flexible, pro-active and outgoing team player
  • Be experienced in stage-gate model project delivery and preferably hold a recognised project management accreditation (Prince2, PMI or IPMA are most relevant)
  • Be proficient in English verbally and written

What we offer
We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the world’s leading wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility, involvement and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a strong technical commitment. Vestas is growing and developing, and we want you to grow with us. 
 

Additional information
The work location is in Aarhus, Denmark, and some travel activity should be expected.
For additional information on the position, please contact Director, Project Excellence, Peter Cassøe at +45 4083 6001.


About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.